Gov. Sean Parnell says that if Arctic offshore exploration off Alaska is shut down this summer, the action “condemns” the region for decades.
Alaska’s primary would be moved up two weeks in even-numbered years under a bill proposed by Gov. Sean Parnell.
Bob Heinrich is the vice president of finance for Conoco Phillips, and he says that his company is happy with the bill as a starting point.
About a million people visit Alaska by cruise ship every year, creating floating cities along the state’s coastline. A bill that would change just how the waste they produce is regulated is moving rapidly through the legislature, and is scheduled to appear on the House floor today.
For the past couple of weeks, the legislature has been moving forward on the governor’s proposal to cut taxes on oil companies. Now, it’s scheduled to take up the issue of an in-state gasline. Here’s the legislative outlook for the week.
The president of a major teachers’ union in Alaska says the state’s public education system needs more funding if goals, like the governor’s 90 percent graduation rate, are to be met.
Legislation sponsored by the Parnell administration to relax the state’s cruise ship wastewater discharge rules has now cleared both the House and Senate Resources Committees.
Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed a $24.5 million supplemental budget for unexpected or additional costs this fiscal year.
The public got its first chance to comment on Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposal to cut taxes on oil companies on Tuesday, and most of the testimony broke along familiar lines.
The joint Alaska House and Senate Transportation Committees Tuesday sent the name of Governor Sean Parnell’s pick for Transportation Commissioner, Pat Kemp, to the full … more